Watch: Netflix releases new trailer for Jennifer Aniston film ‘Dumplin’

By : Meghan Sweeney
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What do Jennifer Aniston, Dolly Parton and Ginger Minj all have in common? They’re all apart of the new Netflix original movie “Dumplin’.”

“Dumplin'” — based on the Julie Murphy novel of the same name — follows Willowdean “Dumplin” Dickson, played by Danielle Macdonald, and her former pageant star mother Rosie, played by Jennifer Aniston.

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‘Orange is the New Black’ sequel is ‘already in discussions’

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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“Orange is the New Black” could be getting a sequel.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, producers are already considering a sequel series.

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The Obamas’ first Netflix project could be about the Trump administration

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Barack and Michelle Obama might tackle the Trump administration for their first Netflix project.

Deadline reports that the former president and first lady have acquired the rights to “The Fifth Risk” by Michael Lewis under their new Netflix production deal. The nonfiction book chronicles the “chaotic” transition in the Departments of Energy, Agriculture and Commerce from the Obama administration to the Trump administration.

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‘Transparent’ creator Jill Soloway and comedian Hannah Gadsby are dating

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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“Transparent” creator Jill Soloway and Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby are dating, according to Page Six.

A source revealed to the outlet that things have gotten serious with the couple. Soloway recently visited Australia to meet Gadsby’s family. However, the source said “they don’t want people to know they are a couple,” and that “they are very private.”

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Boo’d Up: 10 Same-Sex Couples Costumes

By : Ryan Williams-Jent
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Halloween provides the perfect opportunity for the LGBTQ community to don its best in gay apparel—be it simple, spooky or scandalous. It’s a night of experimentation, creativity and couture, where society at large isn’t quite so worried about gender “norms” or roles. To make things even greater, there’s also candy. A lot of it.

For those in a relationship, nothing says “we’re together” or gets more social media buzz quite like a couples costume for Halloween. Even so, the majority of costume outlets still aren’t likely to cater to those in same-sex relationships.

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10.18.18 Central Florida Bureau Chief’s Desk

By : Jeremy Williams
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Ah, Halloween. That time of year when you get to dress up, pretend to be someone else for a night and beg strangers for candy if you’re a kid, or for a drink if you’re an adult.

I must admit, I’m not a huge fan of Halloween. I’m one of those people who most others complain about because while everyone is deciding what nine costumes they are going to wear to each party they are attending, I’m the guy walking up and down the Christmas aisle figuring out what colors and pattern my tree will be this year.

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Watermark Film Company’s new documentary ‘Greetings From Queertown’ shines a light on Orlando’s LGBTQ history

By : Christen Kelley
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From KKK members threatening Pride-filled parade marchers to a sea of red shirts ascending on Disney World for Gay Day at the Magic Kingdom to standing “Orlando Strong” around Lake Eola, Central Florida has come a long way for the LGBTQ community. It’s a rich history that Watermark Film Company plans to detail in their upcoming documentary, “Greetings From Queertown: Orlando.”

Spearheaded by Watermark owner, publisher and editor Rick Claggett, director/producer Sandi Hulon, director of photography Tye Belcher and others from Team Watermark, the film company was created to share the story of “Queertown.”

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‘Queer Eye,’ RuPaul win big at Creative Emmys

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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“Queer Eye” and RuPaul scored big at the 70th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards over the weekend. The award show honors achievements in reality, documentary and variety programming.

“Queer Eye” won Outstanding Structured Reality Program, Outstanding Casting for a Reality Program and Outstanding Picture Editing for a Structured or Competition Reality Program.

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‘House of Cards’ trailer reveals the fate of Spacey’s Frank Underwood

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Netflix released a “House of Cards” teaser trailer for its upcoming final season Sept. 5, explaining how they are writing out lead actor Kevin Spacey.

Spacey played power-hungry politician Frank Underwood for five seasons on the award-winning show that put Netflix’s original programming on the map.

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‘Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness slammed for saying ‘not all Republicans are racist’

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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“Queer Eye” star Jonathan Van Ness is under fire with some fans for saying that not all Republicans are racist and urging both political parties to compromise.

After the primary elections on August 14, Van Ness spoke out on Twitter about the results.

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‘Voltron: Legendary Defender’ fans outraged over show’s handling of LGBTQ character

By : Meghan Sweeney
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WARNING: This story contains SPOILERS to Netflix’s new season of “Voltron: Legendary Defender.”

Netflix released “Voltron: Legendary Defender” season seven on Aug. 10, and since then fans have taken to Twitter to express their anger over the show’s handling of one of its LGBTQ characters.

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‘Orange is the New Black’ stars Vicci Martinez and Emily Tarver are dating

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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“Orange is the New Black” stars Vicci Martinez and Emily Tarver are involved in a real life, off-screen romance.

Martinez portrays Daddy on the Netflix series. Before joining the show, she came in third on the debut season of “The Voice.”

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